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Miracle of democracy in India

N. Khanna

Miracle of democracy in India

by N. Khanna

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Published by Interprint in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- India.,
    • India -- Politics and government -- 1947-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementN. Khanna.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ215 1977 .K47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination122 p. ;
      Number of Pages122
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4703680M
      LC Control Number77904386

        This breaks the myth that India’s Constitution, or its democracy at large, was bestowed on Indians in a purely top-down process. It is remarkable that in the absence of legislation or adopted constitutional provisions on citizenship, the bureaucrats of the CAS took it upon themselves to be as inclusive as possible, by default. In India, with a population of million, only 12 million pay any taxes, and o of those pay above the base rate. There you have representation without taxation. But in a larger sense, the blind worshiping of democracy misses the real issue. Democracy addresses how affairs in the public sector will be conducted.

      Democracy is a form of government in which people are governed by their own elected representatives. Democracy guarantees some basic rights and freedom for individuals and its voters. These rights are known as fundamental rights. India is the biggest democracy in . comprehensive form, democracy means, or ought to mean, (i) a form of government, (ii) a type of state, (iii) a pattern of social system, (iv) a design of economic order, and (v) a way of life and culture. Therefore, when we say that India is a democracy, we mean not only that its political institutions and.

      Grass-roots democracy in India and China: The right to participate New Delhi: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd doi: / Mohanty, Manoranjan, Richard Baum, Rong Ma and George Mathew, eds. Grass-Roots Democracy in India and China: The Right to Participate. In a book entitled “Beyond A Billion Ballots,” author Vinay Sahasrabuddhe boldly states that democracy is fragile and decaying in the country. "Democracy in India is more impressive in form.


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